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On Mon, 12 Mar 2012 20:49:22 +0100
Ulrich Mueller <email@example.com> wrote:
> > That's already not the way things work, since different version
> > strings can be equal versions (and it's illegal to do this),
> > so it's not relevant to the discussion.
> This is a design flaw in our versioning system, and it can only occur
> in some corner cases where version components have leading zeros.
You know, if we had GLEP 55, we could fix that. Although it's debatable
whether it's a flaw, since we're trying to match upstream version
formats where reasonably possible.